KUSHIDA replaces YOH in Best of the Super Juniors tournament

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NJPW has rolled out the updated list of participants for the annual Best of the Super Juniors tournament.

The 20-man tournament will begin on May 11 in Chiba with the final set to take place at Dominion on June 9 at Osaka-jo Hall.

It was confirmed that YOH would be unable to participate due to a dislocated left shoulder and injured labrum, sustained at Sakura Genesis, placing him on the sidelines. In his place will be the 2015 & 2017 winner KUSHIDA, who was revealed among the participants.

Below is the updated field:

*SHO
*Hiromu Takahashi
*KUSHIDA
*Ryusuke Taguchi
*El Desperado
*Kevin Knight
*BUSHI
*Titan
*TJP
*Francesco Akira
*DOUKI
*Robbie Eagles
*Taiji Ishimori
*Yoshinoku Kanemaru
*Clark Connors
*Drilla Moloney
*Kosei Fujita
*Blake Christian
*Ninja Mack
*HAYATA

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